When it comes to raising a family, O’Fallon rates as the best large City in Missouri (population 50,000+). O’Fallon ranked seventh among cities of all sizes and was one of four St. Charles County cities listed in the top 10.
The listing was compiled by financial website wallethub.com, which compared a sample of 85 cities in the state across four key dimensions:
- Family Life & Fun
- Education, Health & Safety
The number of childcare centers and unemployment rates also were considered. The full list can be found at wallethub.com/edu/best-cities-for-families-in-missouri/41116/.
“Our City is built on families, and we are incredibly proud to offer our residents a safe place to live, work and play,” said O’Fallon’s Mayor, Bill Hennessy. “This award shows that our City is an ideal hometown for families with children or grandchildren.”